For inquiries contact Professor Julie Brigham-Grette, Department of Geosciences,University of Massachusetts Amherst
Native American Legend of a Giant Beaver and a Lake in the Connecticut River Valley
The Great Beaver (Field, 1870-1879)
The Pocumtuck Range (Sheldon, 1983)
Wequamps (Abbott, 1907)
The Giant Beaver (Pressey, 1910)
Abbott, K.M., 1907, Old paths and legends of the New England border, Knickerbocker Press.
Dwight, T., 1822, Travels in New England and New York, v. 1, p. 34-35.
Field, P., 1870-79, Stories, anecdotes, and legends, collected and written down by
Deacon Phinehas Field:
Kurten, B. and E. Anderson. 1980. Pleistocene Mammals of North America. Columbia University Press, New York.
Pressey, E.P., 1910, History of Montague: Montague, MA, p. 64.
Sheldon, G. 1983, A history of Deerfield, Massachusetts: facsimile of 1895 edition,
Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association,